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journalist , writer

Calvin Trillin, American writer, journalist. Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Background

Trillin, Calvin was born on December 5, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Abe and Edyth Trillin.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1957. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Beloit College, 1987. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Albertus Magnus College, 1990.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Missouri, 2003. Doctor of Letters (honorary), State University of New York, 1996. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University North Carolina, 1998.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Susquehanna University, 1999. Doctor of Literature (honorary), Long Island University, 2002.

Career

Reporter, writer, Time magazine, 1960-1963;staff writer, New Yorker magazine, since 1963;columnist, Nation magazine, 1978-1985;syndicated columnist, 1986-1995;columnist, Time magazine, since 1996. Trustee New York Public Library.

Works

Membership

Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Alice Stewart, August 13, 1965 (deceased). Children: Abigail, Sarah.

father:
Abe Trillin

mother:
Edyth Trillin

spouse:
Alice Stewart

children:
Abigail Trillin

Sarah Stewart Trillin